Deputy Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Scott Thurston supervises the department’s writers, including scheduling and assigning of stories and features. He also edits our project and enterprise reporting and coordinates our event coverage (Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, etc.)

He has been at the Globe for 34 years and have previously covered high schools, colleges, and worked on the copy desk.

Latest stories

2019 Boston Marathon

Rainy day could make Des Linden a Marathon favorite

By Karl Capen , Globe Correspondent

The returning champion knows Boston’s unpredictable spring means runners must prepare for the worst.


Local soccer fans got to kick up their heels at Fan Fest

By Frank Dell’Apa , Globe Correspondent

Impressive overflow crowds packed Lansdowne Street to view televised Premier League games.

Sony Michel on his first Super Bowl victory: `I just want to soak it all in’

By , Globe Staff

The 23-year-old rookie RB out of Georgia broke a 3-3 stalemate with his 2-yard TD run in the fourth quarter.

Super Bowl Insider

Sunday at the Super Bowl: After rallying fans, it’s time for the Patriots to play ball

By , Globe Staff

Thousands attended a Patriots rally in downtown Atlanta Saturday. Now all that’s left is to play the Super Bowl.